Bacterial Artificial Chromosome (BAC)

Science / Genetics / Bacterial Artificial Chromosome (BAC): A vector used to clone dna fragments (100- to 300-kb insert size: average, 150 kb) in escherichia coli cells. Based on naturally occurring f-factor plasmid found in the bacterium e. Coli.

Other Words for Artificial

Artificial Adjective Synonyms: unnatural, synthetic, man-made, manufactured, simulated, imitation, plastic

Human Artificial Chromosome (HAC)

Science / Genetics / Human Artificial Chromosome (HAC): A vector used to hold large dna fragments. MORE


Science / Genetics / Isochromosome: A metacentric chromosome produced during mitosis or meiosis when the centromere splits transversely instead of longitudinally: the arms of such chromosome are equal in length and genetically identical MORE

Homologous Chromosome

Science / Genetics / Homologous Chromosome: Chromosome containing the same linear gene sequences as another, each derived from one parent. MORE


Science / Biology / Chromosomes: Structures in the nucleus of a eukaryotic cell that consist of DNA molecules that contain the genes. MORE

Chromosome Region Q

Science / Genetics / Chromosome Region Q: A designation for the long arm of a chromosome. MORE

Chromosome Theory Of Inheritance

Science / Biology / Chromosome Theory Of Inheritance: Holds that chromosomes are the cellular components that physically contain genes; proposed in 1903 by Walter Sutton and Theodore Boveri. MORE